Coalition Launches Clean Energy Initiative

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) — The Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition (ICJC) announced Monday the launch of a new statewide effort aimed at encouraging Illinois to embrace renewable energy and carbon-free power.

The initiative is called “Listen. Lead. Share. A conversation about winning a clean, equitable energy future.”

ICJC members said their policy goals include:

  • Ensuring equitable benefits across the state;
  • Moving Illinois to 100 percent renewable energy by 2050;
  • Cutting carbon pollution from the state’s power sector by 2030;
  • And immediately electrifying the transportation sector.

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